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A+: comprehensive democracy plan with impressive public financing plan, promise to fix democracy first
A: comprehensive democracy plan with a strong policy in each category
B: notable proposals but overall plan lacks depth regarding scope and/or implementation
C: few democracy reform proposals, campaign makes infrequent mentions of reform
D: no meaningful democracy plan
F: active opponent of democracy
Candidate Policy Positions
- Eliminate the Electoral College
- Ranked choice voting
- Statehood for D.C.
- Same-day voter registration
- Automatic voter registration
- Require no-excuse absentee voting and at least two weeks of early voting
- Require paper ballots
- Prohibit politically motivated purging of inactive voters from the rolls and significantly increase penalties for intentional voter suppression
- Ban modern-day poll taxes that make re-enfranchisement contingent on the payment of hefty fees
- Public financing of campaigns by creating a small donor-focused matching system
- Overturn Citizens United
- Ban Members of Congress from ever becoming lobbyists
Michael Bennet has not pledged to fix democracy first.
Bennet released an impressive democracy plan with proposals for ranked choice voting, same-day registration, and no-excuse absentee voting. However, we would like to see further clarification of his public financing plan, as well as his plan to end gerrymandering.
Click here to see his full democracy reform platform.
Here are some policies he could adopt to improve his platform:
- Repeal discriminatory voter ID laws
- End gerrymandering with independent redistricting commissions
- Representation for Puerto Rico
- A full end to felon disenfranchisement
- Clarify his public financing plan
If you want to see Michael Bennet embrace these policies, check the bottom of the page for his staffers’ contact information.